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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Zooming etc.

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 08:53:00 -0700
Message-ID: <484FF4DC.8080206@inkedblade.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 09 Jun 2008 23:23:20 +0200, fantasai 
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> Should the Media Queries spec say somewhere that display-level
>> transformations like zooming and N-up printing (which can affect
>> how big an "inch" is or how many "px" are in the width of the
>> display surface) don't affect which media queries actually match?
> 
> I don't think we should go into this level of detail unless someone can 
> propose a good way of doing it. I'm also not sure it makes sense in all 
> cases to not let media queries have effect. If I zoom in a 1000px wide 
> viewport to make the effective width 500px it might very well give a 
> better user experience if the 500px width style sheet is applied 
> instead. (Opera 9.5 does this, for instance.)

Makes sense. I'm not sure I'd do that for the device-* queries, but
I'm happy to leave it out-of-scope.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 11 June 2008 15:53:43 GMT

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